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A North Texas high school student is facing a felony charge after being accused of threatening another student with a replica gun. Police say the student brought an air gun that is a realistic replica of a Beretta 92 handgun to Haltom City High School during the first day of...
A Sept. 15 sentencing date has been set for an Arizona man convicted of supporting the Islamic State terrorist group and helping to plot an attack at a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas. Abdul Malik Abdul Kareem was accused of providing the guns used at the event in...
An attorney for homeless man accused of bludgeoning then decapitating a Houston auto-parts store owner says the man will be psychologically evaluated. The Houston Chronicle reports Raymond Jackson appeared in court Monday after his arrest in the death of 58-year-old Enayatolah...
A federal judge has denied a last-minute attempt by professors to block a new Texas law that allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms. The decision Monday comes two days before the fall semester begins at the University of Texas at Austin. The 50,000-...
From GASBUDDY.COM Austin, TX, August 22- Average retail gasoline prices in Austin have risen 0.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.96/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 gas outlets in Austin. This compares with the national average that has...
FROM TEXAS ATTORNEY GENERAL KEN PAXTON Ruling in Favor of School and State Rights, Federal Court Stops Enforcement of Obama Public Schools Bathroom Directive Nationwide AUSTIN – Late yesterday, U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor’s issued a nationwide injunction prohibiting the...
A federal appeals court has nullified key portions of a sweeping 2013 Texas abortion law - a legal formality that complies with a U.S. Supreme Court ruling earlier this summer. The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday declared unenforceable Texas requirements that...
An assistant warden has been suspended and a guard and two food service managers have been recommended for dismissal after a male inmate at a West Texas state prison killed a female guard. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark said Wednesday that Assistant...
A Houston police officer accused in what investigators say was an alcohol-related traffic accident that left another driver dead has been released from jail after posting bond. According to TV station KTRK , Officer James Combs was released from the Fort Bend County jail...